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Christian Marclay. Allover (Genesis, Travis Tritt, and others). 2008
Christian Marclay

Allover (Genesis, Travis Tritt, and others)

2008
Not on view
Medium
Cyanotype
Dimensions
composition and sheet: 51 1/2 x 97 3/4" (130.8 x 248.3 cm)
Publisher
Graphicstudio, University of South Florida, Tampa
Printer
Graphicstudio, University of South Florida, Tampa
Edition
unique
Credit
Acquired through the generosity of Steven A. and Alexandra M. Cohen
Object number
123.2012
Copyright
© 2015 Christian Marclay

Marclay created this monumental work by unspooling magnetic tapes from music cassettes (by the bands and musicians named in the work's title) and draping them across light-sensitive paper. The dramatic, swirling forms recall Abstract Expressionist paintings of the 1950s, an area of great strength in MoMA's collection. Printmaking is one of the tools Marclay uses in his ongoing exploration of the intersection between sound, performance, and the visual arts, incorporating unconventional approaches, such as printing from inked vinyl LPs.

Gallery label from New to the Print Collection: Matisse to Bourgeois, June 13, 2012–January 7, 2013
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